Category Archives: Singleness

Time for a chat with my Single friends

Hi friends   The last four weeks of posts have been part of series to honour the amazing single women who are over forty years of age and have always had a dream for marriage and for many a desire for children too. I felt God wanted to focus the bulk of the series sharing with marrieds and the church as a whole about the story of these women. So I after the initial post I went on to share three things every married person needs to know when it comes to walking alongside their single sisters who are over forty. I felt I

Continue Reading >>>

Posted in Emotional Health, Singleness | 1 Comment

Lessons in what NOT to say to a single woman

Hi friends   I have enjoyed traveling with you through these three things God has to share about walking alongside the single woman who is over forty.  Lean in and enjoy our last tip on how to do this well:     Stop – those silly questions and pulpit comments (help us all dear Jesus)     Telling a woman “you are too fussy” or “there is someone out there for you” or “maybe guys are scared of you” or every time you see them asking “have you meet anyone recently?” are some of the most unhelpful things said. Along with

Continue Reading >>>

Posted in Friendship, Singleness | Leave a comment

What YOU can do to help out a sister.

Hi Friends   Today I have the honour to share with you another one of the three things every married person needs to know when it comes to walking alongside their single sisters who are over forty. I pray this will enlarge your understanding friend, sister, neighbour, parent, work colleague, pastor and church member of how to walk along side you Christian sisters who are forty and single.   Reach out  – With practical help   Single women who are in their forties tend to be super capable with many owning homes they have saved for on their own, working in significantly busy roles

Continue Reading >>>

Posted in Friendship, Singleness | 1 Comment

What’s it really like for the forty year old single woman in the church today?

    Hi friends   What a privilege to bring you part two of a series to honour single woman over forty who are courageously doing their life for the main part not having put their hand up to say: “Oh yes I really want to be single and not a mom at forty!” This series is to honour them and bring insight to us all regardless of our life situation.   I have been sitting in my red armchair lately (click When It Doesn’t Make Sense Sometimes You Have To Just Do It to find out all about that chair) asking

Continue Reading >>>

Posted in Friendship, Singleness | 3 Comments

What Happened To My Happy Ever After?

Oh I love a good wedding, don’t you?  Let me list some of my favourite things:       The first glimpse of the exquisite bride looking stunning in her amazing dress. Then there’s the teary eyed groom with eyes on only one — his lovely wife to be. Up next as a top favourite would be the pastor’s message and the couple’s vows….oh my I LOVE HEARING THESE within a Christ focused wedding. And last but not least, I love how every good wedding has an incredible reception full of laughter and love.     Happy sigh, oh YES how I love

Continue Reading >>>

Posted in Emotional Health, Singleness | 6 Comments